There is no worse feeling than losing, especially when the stakes are high.
Often the best thing to do is figure out what went wrong and use it as a learning experience.
But somebody should tell that to the Florida Panthers who were caught partying after a major loss in the most Florida way possible.
When you think of Florida, several things come to mind.
Old people, warm weather, hurricanes, and beautiful women.
But what most people do not think about when they think about Florida is hockey.
And for good reason – Florida does not exactly have a hockey climate.
In fact, there are many parts of Florida that never dip below freezing all year round.
Despite that, Florida has some of the best professional hockey teams in the nation.
First, you have the Florida Panthers who finished with the most wins and the best record in the NHL at 58-24 this season.
And then of course you have the Tampa Bay Lightning who have won the Stanley Cup two years in a row.
That alone is a very impressive feat.
So it goes without saying that the playoff matchup between these two Florida teams was destined to be epic.
Well, that’s not exactly how it turned out.
The Tampa Bay Lightning swept the Panthers 4-0 and to make matters worse, the Panthers only managed to score 3 goals in all 4 games combined.
That is pathetic to say the least.
But rather than slink home to Miami, the Panthers celebrated the end of their season in the most Florida way imaginable.
A strip club of course.
Anybody who has been to Tampa knows that the strip clubs there are like nothing else, and the Panthers made sure to check it out for themselves.
Naturally, feminists and woke sports announcers are furious about this strip club visit.
But at the end of the day, who cares?
Let these guys let off some steam after a long grueling season.
Without a doubt, these players will need to make some major improvements if they hope to make a playoff run again.
But what’s wrong with some fun every now and then?
As for the Lightning, they are facing off against either the Carolina Hurricanes or the New York Rangers in the semifinals.
And given how badly they beat the top ranked Panthers, another Stanley Cup should not be a problem for these reigning champs.
Sports with Balls will keep you up-to-date on any developments to this ongoing story.